#WEARcon16 Coming Soon to Boston!

WEAR Conference kicks off next week, May 24-26, in the beautiful Boston Harbor. 

WEAR Conference attracts a global delegation of the leading lights from wearables, smart textiles, fashion, digital health, consumer experience, augmented reality, apparel, consumer electronics, hardware, VCs and more.  

A limited amount of tickets are still available. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet and network with key stakeholders from brands like Lululemon, IBM, Harley-Davidson, Intel, Levi Strauss & Co., Google, Dragon Innovation, Nike, Amazon, adidas and more. 

At #WEARcon2016, you’ll hear from innovators from across the world, presenting more than 50 sessions in six distinct tracks in two days.

Follow the presentation tracks on Smart Fabrics, Wearable Technology, Consumer Innovation, The Business of Wearables, Smart Clothing Supply Chain Dynamics, or Enabling Wearables Through Tech Development.

There will be four inspirational, brilliant keynote presentations from Dr. Hugh Herr of MIT Media Lab, Theo Forbath of Cognizant Digital Works, Jules Pieri of The Grommet, and Prof. Dr. Rosalind Picard of MIT Media Lab, Empatica and Affectiva.  Enhance your conference experience with available tours and workshops, enjoy countless hours of dedicated networking time, and don’t forget the fireside chats: Women in Wearables presented by adidas and Project Jacquard: a Google ATAP and Levi Strauss & Co. Partnership.    

This event is bigger and better than ever before!  The whole of the smart textiles, wearables and consumer innovation supply chains will be present –researchers, raw materials, component makers, hardware and software, apparel, manufacturing, retail sports giants and more.  

Book your ticket before Friday at midnight and add either of the WEAR Workshops to your registration for FREE (A $249 value!)  Choose from The Hardware Journey, Getting from Idea to 10,000 Units OR Prototyping Wireless Wearables with Lilypad Simblee for no additional charge.

Or for $150 off the fee, enter code W6HILS! (This discount is not retroactive and cannot be combined with other offers.)

If you can’t make it to the event, I’ll be there and I’ll be tweeting both days.  Make sure to follow me at @hilary25 to find out what’s going on!

For more information on the conference, contact Barbara Fowler, Conference Director of Smithers Apex at bfowler@smithers.com.